Data Governance

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Data governance is a process and structure for formally defining and managing information as a resource. It ensures that the appropriate owners representing business processes, data and technology are involved in the decision-making.


FeatureThe nation’s largest healthcare data association is concerned that some provisions of proposed new healthcare IT legislation could stifle innovation and add complexity to the HIT landscape.
FeatureThe need for a strong data governance structure has been talked to death in healthcare, but even for all the ink the topic has received, most healthcare organizations lack a sound plan.
NewsThis growing reliance on data analytics is resulting in a major shift in how companies conduct business and respond to changing market dynamics.
FeatureThe complexity of having to manage two completely separate environments becomes an inhibitor to growth because data governance, security and protection will now have separate technologies, methodologies and procedures.
NewsWhen it comes to maintaining data quality in the enterprise, too many corporate executives have a laissez-faire attitude, which ultimately has a negative impact on the business.
FeatureTo effectively and efficiently coordinate care, providers need access to a patient’s complete health record, including details on medications, previous test results and medical history.
FeatureLooking for a good conference or summit related to data analytics and business intelligence? There are lots to choose from this winter. Here are the upcoming events you should mark on your calendar.
BlogThe point of departure for "50 Years of Data Science" is the current squabble in the data industry as to whether data science is really the same as traditional statistics. I've argued many times that the disciplines are quite different, but, alas, others disagree.
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NewsThe HHS Office for Civil Rights recently issued extensive guidance for healthcare providers, insurers and patients on rules under the HIPAA law to enable patients to get paper or electronic copies of their medical records.
NewsA survey of 815 health information management professionals finds more than half routinely work on mitigating possible duplicate patient records within their organizations.
Feature2016 is expected to be the ‘year of action’ on many technology fronts, as several recent trends become commonplace strategies. Cloud computing, data security and mobile are tops among them.
FeatureThe ranks of chief data officers are expected to grow significantly in government this year as a number of federal agencies have put out the ‘Help Wanted’ sign for top data scientists.

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